Photography: a view of Pergamon Museum Berlin, Germany

Impressive, monumental, Pergamonmuseum or Pergamon Museum, in Berlin has one of the finest colossal “debris” from the ancient civilizations of Greece, Assyria, Babylonia, and the Mesopotamian cultures.

Here’s a photographic visit to this famous museum.

Pergamon  or Pergamum Altar:

Miletus Market Gate

Babylonian Ishtar Gate and Hallway

Assyrian Gate Keeper and Wall Relief

The Return of the Gods (mostly Greek Mythology with the exception of Habad the Weather God)

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Famous modern art paintings at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

After a long visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), I’ve decided to post some pictures here of famous works of art by painters like Picasso, Dali, Magritte and others that I like. Most of the following are oil on canvas paintings. Some of these may be rare paintings perhaps overshadowed by their more known masterpieces.

The dreamer, 1932
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Mandarin, Fruit Bown and Plaster Arm, 1925
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Girl asleep at a table, 1936
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Nude standing by the sea, 1929
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Self-portrait, 1906
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Man with lollipop, 1938
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Dying bull, 1934
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Head of a woman, 1927
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Gertrude Stein, 1906
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

The eternally obvious, 1948
Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967)

Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)

The accomodations of desire, 1929
Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)


Crucifixion, 1954
Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)

This Is the Color of My Dreams, 1925
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983)

The death of Socrates
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)



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